21 Apr '11, 4pm

Meditation helps keep distractions at bay, study says

Meditation helps keep distractions at bay, study says

The type of mediation used in the study is called mindfulness meditation. As part of mindfulness meditation, practitioners focus nonjudgmental attention on their sensations, feelings and state of mind. Previous studies have suggested that mindfulness meditation helps people pay attention better when they need to complete a task. Researchers involved in the current study wanted to investigate whether individuals trained in mindfulness meditation also exhibited enhanced regulation of their alpha rhythms.

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